Typed Letter Signed to Sir Philip Magnus [of the Royal Society of Arts], Tangley Hill, Chilworth, Surrey.

Sir Arthur Isaac Durrant [Royal Society of Arts]
Publication details: 
27 September 1918; on letterhead of the War Cabinet Committee on Accommodation.
SKU: 4343

English civil servant (1864-1939). The recipient was an educationalist and authority on Edmund Burke. One page, quarto. Very good on slightly discoloured paper. Docketed and bearing the Society's stamp. 'On behalf of Sir Alfred Mond [Committee Chairman], I hasten to assure you and the Committee at the Royal Society of Arts that there is at present no intention on the part of H.M. Office of Works to acquire the Society's premises in John Street, Adelphi, for the purpose of the Air Ministry or any other Department, though I cannot, as you will I am sure understand, give any guarantee that the necessities of the War Departments may not at some future date cause a further acquisition of premises in the locality.' Signed 'Arthur I. Durrant'.